16 Rescued From Stormy Grand Tetons
Search for missing climber to continue
By Emily Rauhala,  Newser User
Posted Jul 22, 2010 3:25 AM CDT
The park, minus the storm.   (AP Photo/Grand Teton National Park)

(Newser) – Rangers dangling from helicopters plucked 16 injured climbers from a mountain in Grand Teton National Park yesterday. Three separate climbing parties reported injuries—mostly burns from lightning strikes—after a severe storm hit. The search for the last missing climber was postponed due to darkness, but starts again today. Click here to read about another wild rescue involving a teenager, a polar bear and an ice floe.


 

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